How to Fix Dying Light 2 “Controller Not Working” Issue on PC

If you are trying to play Dying Light 2 from a controller then chances are that you might’ve encountered an issue that does not let you do that. While a keyboard and mouse can do the job just fine, there is that special experience you get from controllers that remains to be irreplaceable. With that said, it can be quite annoying to have your controller not working. We have a separate guide where we have discussed the PC keyboard and gamepad controls.

In case, you have encountered this error then chances are that you have already tried some common workarounds to no avail. You do not have to worry as we are here to help you identify and fix the issue. In case you missed it, we also have an extensive graphics guide for the game. Here are the complete details for how to fix Dying Light 2 “Controller Not Working” issue on PC.

Dying Light 2: How to Fix Controller Issues on PC

There are tons of workarounds and solutions that you can try to diagnose your problem however, most of them can be misleading and tough to wrap your head around. Therefore we have mentioned some easy-to-use solutions for you so that you can get back to playing Dying Light 2 as soon as possible. If one solution does not work for you, make sure to try the others as well.

Related: Dying Light 2: Beginner Tips and Tricks Guide

Make Sure Your Controller Drivers Are Updated

While this may not seem like that big of a deal, Dying Light 2 is a brand new game so there is a certain off chance that the old drivers of your relevant controller might not support it. There can also be some technical bug related to your controller that is making the controller not work properly with the game. Therefore try updating your drivers to see if it works out for you.

Third Party Apps For Third Party Controllers

If you are using a third-party controller, chances are that your PC is not gonna recognize it, however, there are various third-party software already available to counter that. These programs have been tested safe and working by the time of this article and should pose no threat to your PC whatsoever.

Here is a list of some third-party controllers that work flawlessly:

You can find similar programs that can run your controller from the internet however make sure to download from a secure website as some of those links can hold malware.

Related: What is Dying Light 2 Campaign Story Length?

Contact Techland Support


If none of the above options have worked for you then it might be time to get help from the developers themselves so that you can find your system-specific solution. To do this, simply open a support ticket at the Techland website and explain your issue to them with complete details.

We hope that your Dying Light 2 “Controller Not Working” issue has been resolved by now. Do let us know about it in the comments below if there is any other trick that has worked for you. Do check out our Game Guides section for more tips, tutorials and how-to guides for this game.

In the coming few days, there are going to be tons of more content covered about this game, so do stay tuned to our Dying Light 2 section.

Muhib Nadeem
Muhib Nadeem

Muhib is a huge anime fan that loves playing and writing about video games. As a CS student, he loves to get crafty in MOBAs. You will hear him talk about tech and food 24 hours a day!

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